45 effective ways for hiring smart! : how to predict winners and losers in the incredibly expensive people-reading game (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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45 effective ways for hiring smart! : how to predict winners and losers in the incredibly expensive people-reading game

45 effective ways for hiring smart! : how to predict winners and losers in the incredibly expensive people-reading game

Author: Pierre Mornell
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©1998.
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Mornell, Pierre.
45 effective ways for hiring smart!
Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©1998
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Mornell
ISBN: 0898159725 9780898159721
OCLC Number: 37666410
Description: ix, 226 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: A New System for Hiring --
Pre-Interview Strategies --
Make Phone Contact with the Candidate --
Ask for a Letter and Resume --
Give an Assignment Before the Interview --
Walk Around the Office When the Candidate Arrives --
Read Resumes in Teams If Possible --
Cast the Widest net Possible --
Use Caution Around Any Big Changes --
Rethink the Position Before the Interview --
Use Pre-Interview Tips in Combinations --
Conduct a Brief Pre-Interview Interview --
Strategies During the Interview --
Trust Your Instincts--Chemistry Is Crucial --
Look for the Passionate Candidate --
Ask All Your Questions at Once --
Have Fun During the Interview --
Assign a Mini-Project to Finalists --
Seek Closure by Announcing the Five-Minute Warning --
Watch for Inappropriate Behavior --
Identify Strengths and Weaknesses --
Pick a Subject Where You Are the Expert --
Take Notes During the Interview --
Interview in Teams for Top Candidates --
Ask for a Legal Release --
Throw a Few Curveballs at the End of the Interview --
Strategies After the Interview --
Ask for a Return Call from the Candidate --
Assign a Take-Home Project --
Travel with Finalists for Executive Positions --
Meet the Spouse or Significant Other --
Put Potential Problems on the Table --
Use an Intuitive Person in the Selection Process --
Consider What Psychological Tests Have to Offer --
Experiment with Handwriting Analysis --
Checking References --
Ask the References to Call You Back --
Network Up the Chain of Command --
Use the Internet as a Resource --
Perform Due Diligence for All Finalists --
Ask the Candidate, "What Will I Hear?" --
Devise a Phone Reference Checklist --
Meet References for the Finalists --
Final Strategies --
Invest in People, Not Ideas --
Find Someone You Trust --
Follow These Three Cardinal Rules --
Ask Yourself These Ten Questions --
Use Yourself as a Test Case with Experts --
Suggest a Trial Run When Possible --
Design Your Own Hiring System --
Summary Chart for Hiring Smart --
Nuts and Bolts --
The Ten-Step Interview --
Interview Questions --
Word Pictures and Puzzles --
Ten Curveballs --
Sample Legal Release Forms --
Pre-Employment Legal Guidelines --
Ten Unusual Interview Experiences --
Services --
About the Author, Designer, and Illustrator.
Other Titles: Forty-five effective ways for hiring smart
Hiring smart!
Responsibility: by Pierre Mornell ; designed by Kit Hinrichs ; illustrations by Regan Dunnick.
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